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Bridges, Beau

Overview
Works: 383 works in 911 publications in 4 languages and 29,455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beau Bridges
The descendants by Alexander Payne ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Experience a bittersweet drama about a detached father's attempt to reconnect with his two daughters and their often-hilarious quest for the truth in this 'moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human' film."--Container
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story
The good German by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory
Free Willy ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After young Kirra arrives in South Africa to summer with her grandfather, she discovers a baby orca stranded in a lagoon near a rundown amusement park. She names the lonely whale Willy and embarks on a quest to lead the little guy back to his anxious pod before he becomes a captive at the theme park
Founding fathers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change
Max Payne by John Moore ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Payne works in the cold-case unit at the police department. He becomes obsessed with finding the killer who brutally murdered his wife and infant daughter. Max becomes hell-bent on revenge and is determined to track down those responsible for the murder of his family. Max is forced to battle enemies beyond the natural world
The fabulous Baker boys by Steven Kloves ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Baker brothers have played every hotel and cocktail lounge they could book in the last 15 years. They book Susie Diamond, a hard-talking beauty with a terrific voice, and the trio become an instant success
Into the West by Inc TNT Originals ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years, climaxing with the massacre at Wounded Knee
Montana 1948 by Larry Watson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To twelve-year-old David Hayden, his family is comfortable and familiar. But when their Sioux housekeeper whispers her darkest fears in the heat of a fever, these statements, and the investigation they spark, will change David and his family forever
From up on Poppy Hill ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi ... and Shun ... but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart"--Container
NightJohn ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a new slave named NightJohn is brought to the plantation, he opens a whle new world for Sarny because he has forbidden talents. He can read and also he can teach. As she learns to read she learns the power of words and the unconquerable strength of the human spirit
Stargate ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elite military unit (SG-1) must flee back to Earth when two members of their team inexplicably disappear into thin air. But they return to a world in which the Stargate--an ancient device which allows them to travel to hundreds of planets--was never discovered, and their own history has been erased. Now they must convince a dubious government and military that the timeline was altered by a powerful alien enemy (Ba'al) in order to conquer Earth, and time is not on their side
Stargate ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, on board the Odyssey, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy. The International Oversight Committee has their own plans and SG-1 finds themselves in a distant galaxy fighting two powerful enemies
The ballad of Jack and Rose by Rebecca Miller ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack lives on the site of his abandoned island commune with his 16-year-old daughter Rose. Since the breakup of the commune, Jack has sheltered Rose completely from the influences of the outside world
Smile ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lin lives in a world of quiet hardship in China, longing to live without fear or shame. Katie lives in a world of pampered ease in Malibu and wants something new and challenging in her life. When these two come together, their lives are forever changed
For love of Ivy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy family, afraid of losing their housekeeper to a secretarial career, fix her up with a man-about-town, who is secretly involved in illegal gambling
Rocketman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A computer geek is chosen to go on the first manned mission to Mars, and his crewmates aren't happy
The Hotel New Hampshire by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an attempt to unite his unusual family, Win Berry decides to buy an old girls' school and turn it into a family-run hotel
Out of the ashes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers
 
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Alternative Names
Bridges, Lloyd Vernet, 1941-
Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1941- Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (229)
German (16)
French (15)
Spanish (15)
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